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The current prevalence of child sexual abuse worldwide: a systematic review and meta-analysis

The current prevalence of child sexual abuse worldwide: a systematic review and meta-analysis Int J Public Health (2013) 58:469–483 DOI 10.1007/s00038-012-0426-1 REVIEW The current prevalence of child sexual abuse worldwide: a systematic review and meta-analysis • • • • J. Barth L. Bermetz E. Heim S. Trelle T. Tonia Received: 5 March 2012 / Revised: 25 October 2012 / Accepted: 29 October 2012 / Published online: 21 November 2012 Swiss School of Public Health 2012 Abstract standardized measures to make data more meaningful in Objectives Systematic reviews on prevalence estimates of international comparisons. child sexual abuse (CSA) worldwide included studies with adult participants referring on a period of abuse of about Keywords Child sexual abuse  International 50 years. Therefore we aimed to describe the current Epidemiology  Prevalence  Systematic review prevalence of CSA, taking into account geographical Meta-analysis region, type of abuse, level of country development and research methods. Methods We included studies published between 2002 Introduction and 2009 that reported CSA in children below 18 years. We performed a random effects meta-analysis and ana- The devastating long- and short-term consequences of lyzed moderator variables by meta-regression. child sexual abuse (CSA) on the lives of the victims are Results Fifty-five studies from 24 countries were inclu- reflected in the high http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Public Health Springer Journals

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2012 by Swiss School of Public Health
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Public Health; Occupational Medicine/Industrial Medicine; Environmental Health
ISSN
1661-8556
eISSN
1661-8564
DOI
10.1007/s00038-012-0426-1
pmid
23178922
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Abstract

Int J Public Health (2013) 58:469–483 DOI 10.1007/s00038-012-0426-1 REVIEW The current prevalence of child sexual abuse worldwide: a systematic review and meta-analysis • • • • J. Barth L. Bermetz E. Heim S. Trelle T. Tonia Received: 5 March 2012 / Revised: 25 October 2012 / Accepted: 29 October 2012 / Published online: 21 November 2012 Swiss School of Public Health 2012 Abstract standardized measures to make data more meaningful in Objectives Systematic reviews on prevalence estimates of international comparisons. child sexual abuse (CSA) worldwide included studies with adult participants referring on a period of abuse of about Keywords Child sexual abuse  International 50 years. Therefore we aimed to describe the current Epidemiology  Prevalence  Systematic review prevalence of CSA, taking into account geographical Meta-analysis region, type of abuse, level of country development and research methods. Methods We included studies published between 2002 Introduction and 2009 that reported CSA in children below 18 years. We performed a random effects meta-analysis and ana- The devastating long- and short-term consequences of lyzed moderator variables by meta-regression. child sexual abuse (CSA) on the lives of the victims are Results Fifty-five studies from 24 countries were inclu- reflected in the high

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International Journal of Public HealthSpringer Journals

Published: Nov 21, 2012

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